Category: Brain Health

young woman lays under blanket, looking at smartphone

September 16, 2020

The Effects of Smartphone Usage on the Brain

Here’s what researchers know about how smartphones affect your mind.

Brain Health

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June 24, 2019

FDA Approves Groundbreaking Rescue Treatment for Cluster Seizures

The nasal spray is the first medication approved in more than 20 years to treat this symptom of epilepsy.

Brain Health, Research

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August 17, 2018

How Diabetes Might Increase Your Risk of Dementia

There is a link, but research is inconclusive as to why. Here are some theories.

Dementia, Diabetes

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illustration of a brain with electric waves around it

March 15, 2018

Your Brain, on Electricity

Weak streams of electricity directed into the brain could help conditions such as depression, schizophrenia and chronic pain.

Brain Health, Mental Health

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rows of prescription bottles

January 24, 2018

How Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids Can Hurt Your Brain

Even if a drug is sold as “non-habit-forming,” it could cause symptoms such as confusion and memory loss.

Brain Health, Sleep

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